Jul 31, 2013 7:00pm PDT
allows the nsa analysts to collect nearly everything a user does on the internet. that includes personal e-mails, on line chats, web searches and social media activity like facebook chats and private messages. and according to training materials, slides released today. it seems that all an analyst needs to get started is a personal e-mail address or ip address. the guardian x key score collects so much information, though, it can only be stored for three to five days. one nsa report from 2007 estimated that there were 850 billion call events collected. and stored in the nsa data bases. and close to 150 billion internet records, each day. the document says one to two billion records were added according to the guardian. today, the white house said that not all of the information in the guardian piece today is true. >> the intelligence community has explained allegations of widespread unchecked access to information are false. access to tools is limited to only personnel who are required access for their assigned tasks. and there are multiple supervisory checks for those in the system who
Aug 1, 2013 5:00am PDT
searchs claims about another nsa program and the response from the white house. >>> an ohio ariel castro. and holding three women hostage for ten years. what else is expected to happen in that courtroom. >>> good morning. traffic on 237 looks good. more about the morning commute ahead. >>> 5:14. and sentencing day for kidnapper ariel castro he helped three -- held three women captive for ten years. prosecutors will tell us more about his daily assaults on amanda berry. michelle knight and gina dejesus. and it is from entries found in diaries they were keeping. they are out to prove that he a monster. he is the worst of the worst. he is a -- the most violent predator that can be offered. the victims will be difference a chance to speak. castro will be giving a long statement about his life saying who he is. it could take up to four hours. and he will be serving life in prison plus a 1000 years that's all part of a plea deal. >>> we have developing news in the case of edward snowden. he has left the airport in moscow and entered russia. he just received papers granting him a one year tempo
Aug 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
at moscow's airport ed snowden on the move for the first time. the nsa leaker is said to leaving the airport officially entering russia after granting temporary asylum. vladmir putin has made a move. i'm bill hemmer. welcome here to "america's newsroom." you have come back for more. >> i decided to try another day. i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. snowden has been in limbo at the moscow airport since june 20 third. the u.s. wanted russia to send him back home to face prosecution for spilling secrets about the u.s. surveillance program. instead russia granted him a year of asylum. bill: we wonder what is next. greg palkot live in london. there are a lot of rumors that he could go to cuba or venezuela. what is the latest there, greg. >> reporter: hello, bill and heather. by our calculations about an hour 1/2 ago he left his limbo status there at the terminal at the moscow airport. edward snowden the nsa leaker, is now traveling into russia. traveling to an undisclosed location according to his lawyer. indisclosed because of security concerns. he also, we have just learned, traveli
Aug 1, 2013 12:00pm PDT
in which he blamed his addiction, blamed the fbi, blamed just about everybody except himself. plus, the nsa leaker and fugitive ed snowden walking free in russia, after more than a month holds up in an airport there. now some u.s. lawmakeres are calling roche's move, quote, a slap in the face. >> we are awaiting a bombshell that could rock major league baseball. officials set to hand down punishment in the steroid scandal and it could be big trouble for a-rod, the highest paid player in the history of the game, all of that straight ahead unless breaking news changes everything. >>> first from fox at 3:00. there was harmony in the house where he held three women captive in chains for more than a decade, and the sex he had with them was mostly consentual. those incredible claims from ariel castro in court today as he faced one of the three survivors of his abuse who told him his time in hell is just beginning. all of that before big sentenced to life in prison no life of parole. and today relatives of the victims telling the court how those women are greg stronger each day, and then the third
Aug 1, 2013 7:00am PDT
. a check of the numbers coming up. and this morning n-s-a leaker edward snowden was finally able to leave the moscow airport after being held there for more than a month. details on why he was released, coming up. >>darya:a second bart strike is looming as union contracts are set to expire on sunday night sending union workers back to the picket line, and leaving hundreds of thousands of bay area commuters stranded come monday morning. kron fours mike pelton is live at west oakland where negotiations are set to fat resume today. good morning mike. >>: here you can see bart and its labor unions by now you know when of the biggest issues on the two sides are pay increases. they want to offer any percent raise but the workers are asking for a 21 percent raise over the same period with his three years. both sides said both proposals they receive financial we don't make sense. they have agreed to meet each day this week and hopes to find some common ground. >>: until we make progress on both a safety proposals that the union has advanced to which the district has had no response and to t
Aug 1, 2013 1:40am PDT
. >>> president obama meets with congressional leaders at the white house today to discuss the nsa surveillance programs. the agency is acknowledging the existence of a program that allows the u.s. to snoop on nearly everything an internet user does in realtime. >>> a man sleepwalking apparently had a bad dream at the same time and shot himself in the knee. the man says when he woke up the gun went off. no charges expected. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, august 1st. >> from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >>> that is one dangerous sleepwalker. >> yeah, if you're going to sleepwalk, lock up the gun. >> very good advice. >> thursday, throwback thursday. >> we've got good stuff going on throwback thursday. first, cars. >> talk all about cars and our first jalopies. >> pictures of them, too. >> yes, we do. >> that's all right. >> you got to start somewhere. >> you've got to start somewhere. >> i'm still driving one. >> you're not driving your first jalopy. >> no, a new jalopy. >> as long as it's not your first jalopy. we're good. all right.
Aug 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
: we've got scandals to talk about. the n.s.a. at the very least looking at it. then you have the i.r.s., at the very least should we find out why the person heading up that program wants to take the fifth rather than talk. you have the benghazi attacks which ended up with four americans dead and an attack that lasted for hours in which they never got any help. you would think that is a scandal or something that should be examined and we should get some answers. the fact that some people want the answers, others say it is pursuing a partisan scandal. at least if you listened to jay carney yesterday. >>alisyn: we've been listening to the president the past week who has been inserting the phrase phony scandals into many of his speeches and we've been wondering which ones is he referring to. so yesterday jay carney, his press secretary, was asked that directly. amazingly, he included benghazi, which so many pundits said clearly they can't be calling benghazi a phony scandal. four americans are dead. but in fact he did include benghazi. listen to jay carney yesterday. >> we've seen time
Aug 1, 2013 4:00pm PDT
with congress today to talk about ways to build confidence in the nsa data mining programs that snowden exposed. haste? wedged, thank you. the internal revenue service cannot be trusted to implement obama's healthcare law. the recent scandal over the agency's targeting of political groups, specifically conservative. some of those republicans on capitol hill today told the acting head of the irs dannyer with fell they are concerned the agency might leak private taxpayer information that it would receive under the law. every precaution from implements or enforcing any aspect. 40th attempt by the house republicans to repeal all or part of the president's signature piece of legislation mime immanuel on capitol hill tonight with this. >> good evening. dave camp talked about the 47 new powers granted to the irs as part of the president's healthcare law at a time when the agency has already been controversial. and camp sounded skeptical that the obama care exchange portion will be ready to go two months from today. >> did i not read the blog post properly that the employer mandate is delayed. >> yes.